Skip to main content
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
March 2, 2014
Park Rapids murder victim, suspect had reconnected
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – Friends hadn’t been able to contact Kiela Knowles last Sunday. Toward the afternoon, one of them texted Harley Leritz...
March 2, 2014 - 11:16am
February 27, 2014
Top seeds advance in 8AA playoffs
PERHAM — The top four seeds in both subsections of Section 8AA won their games and advanced to neutral court semifinal games this coming Saturday,...
February 27, 2014 - 11:01pm
February 25, 2014
Menahga man arrested in Park Rapids death
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - A Menahga man has been arrested in the death of a 19-year-old woman Monday morning at a Park Rapids apartment complex. Harley David Leritz, 21, was taken into custody Monday and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on charges relating to the death of Kiela...
February 25, 2014 - 5:46pm
Murder at the Middle School Apartments - Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS — Park Rapids police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old woman at the Park Rapids Middle School apartments Monday morning. The...
February 25, 2014 - 3:44pm
February 12, 2014
More than just a homeless shelter
Jon Barnes thought he had a pretty normal life. “I was living in Park Rapids; I had a partner with three kids, I had a job…things...
February 12, 2014 - 8:34pm
DeConcini three-point night in Laker shutout of Park Rapids
DETROIT LAKES — With the Section 8-1A playoffs looming in the short distance, the Detroit Lakes boys’ hockey team logged in one of their...
February 12, 2014 - 12:16pm
February 7, 2014
Breitenfeldt leads Perham gymnasts to victory
PERHAM — The No. 5A Perham gymnasts bounced right back from a tough loss at Becker putting up big scores to defeat Park Rapids Area 145.2 -...
February 7, 2014 - 9:24am
February 4, 2014
Swimmers third at Last Chance Invite
PARK RAPIDS — The Perham boys swim team scored one-third of their points in relay swims in a third place finish at the Panther Last Chance...
February 4, 2014 - 11:33am
January 24, 2014
GBB: Yellowjackets cruise past Panthers
PERHAM — Sophomore Ella Von Ruden recorded a double-double and three Yellowjackets scored in double figures as Perham got an easy victory at...
January 24, 2014 - 11:33am
January 23, 2014
HOL, 8AA boys hoops races heating up
PELICAN RAPIDS — Parity is afoot in the Heart O’ Lakes boys basketball Conference and Section 8AA this season where nearly every contest...
January 23, 2014 - 3:05pm
January 14, 2014
BBB: Perham clobbers Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS — The Perham Yellowjackets padded statistics in an 83-29 running time blowout of Park Rapids (8-4) in non-conference boys basketball...
January 14, 2014 - 11:36pm
December 18, 2013
Four transported after head-on crash in Akeley
Four people were transported to the Park Rapids hospital late Monday afternoon after two vehicles collided head-on at a busy intersection east...
December 18, 2013 - 9:53am
December 2, 2013
Park Rapids woman seriously injured in rollover crash
AKELEY, Minn. – A Park Rapids woman was seriously injured when an SUV she was driving rolled near here early Sunday morning, the State Patrol reported. Cindy L. Lundmark, 56, was traveling westbound on Highway 34 about 2 a.m. when she left the road, drove into a ditch, and then...
December 2, 2013 - 12:19pm
October 18, 2013
UPDATED: Robber of Park Rapids store remains at large
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A man who robbed the Holiday Station Store in Park Rapids early Thursday remained at large Thursday afternoon. Hubbard County and Park Rapids authorities were are searching for a suspect, described as about 5 feet tall and speaking with what they think was...
October 18, 2013 - 12:20pm
October 17, 2013
Armed robber hits Holiday Station in Park Rapids; manhunt under way
Hubbard County and Park Rapids authorities are searching for a uniquely described armed robber that held up the Holiday Station Store in Park...
October 17, 2013 - 9:25am